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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
917 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

MAZ015-016-019-022-024-052130-
/O.CON.KBOX.CF.Y.0009.160506T0100Z-160506T0500Z/
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-NANTUCKET MA-
917 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN MA COASTLINE FROM BOSTON SOUTHWARD THROUGH PLYMOUTH
  COUNTY INTO CAPE COD BAY AND NANTUCKET.

* COASTAL FLOODING...FOR THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND
  BASEMENTS DUE TO THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM TIDE AND WAVE
  SPLASHOVER. WATER COULD RISE TO AS MUCH AS A FOOT ABOVE GROUND
  IN ISOLATED POCKETS ALONG THE PLYMOUTH COUNTY COAST AND THE
  NANTUCKET HARBOR AREA.

* TIMING...9 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EDT FRIDAY OR WITHIN A COUPLE
  OF HOURS OF THE HIGH TIDE. POCKETS OF MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ARE
  POSSIBLE AGAIN DURING THE FRIDAY LATE EVENING HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...THE MAJORITY OF ROADS WILL REMAIN PASSABLE WITH ONLY
  ISOLATED CLOSURES. SOME FLOODING OF BASEMENTS IS POSSIBLE IN THE
  MOST VULNERABLE LOCATIONS. THERE IS NO SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO
  LIFE...AND IMPACT ON PROPERTY SHOULD BE MINIMAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF THE MOST
VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO THE HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE OR WAVE
SPLASHOVER. THE MAJORITY OF ROADS REMAIN PASSABLE WITH ONLY ISOLATED CLOSURES.
THERE IS NO SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE...AND IMPACT ON PROPERTY IS MINIMAL.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

BOSTON HARBOR

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
   11.7-12.2    05/11 AM    0.6/ 1.1    2-3    ISOLD MINOR
   13.0-13.5    05/11 PM    1.1/ 1.6     2       MINOR
   11.6-12.1    06/11 AM    0.2/ 0.8     1        NONE
   12.2-12.7    07/12 AM   -0.2/ 0.3    1-2      MINOR
   11.2-11.7    07/12 PM   -0.2/ 0.3    1-2       NONE
   12.2-12.7    08/01 AM   -0.2/ 0.2     1       MINOR

SCITUATE

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
   10.7-11.2    05/11 AM    0.6/ 1.1    6-8    ISOLD MINOR
   12.2-12.7    05/11 PM    1.2/ 1.7    8-10     MINOR
   10.6-11.1    06/12 PM    0.2/ 0.8    5-6       NONE
   11.6-12.1    07/12 AM    0.2/ 0.7    3-4      MINOR
   10.5-11.0    07/12 PM    0.1/ 0.6     2        NONE
   11.5-12.0    08/01 AM   -0.2/ 0.3     2        NONE

SANDWICH / DENNIS

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
   10.9-11.4    05/11 AM    0.8/ 1.3    4-5       NONE
   12.2-12.7    05/11 PM    1.3/ 1.8    7-10     MINOR
   10.7-11.2    06/11 AM    0.4/ 0.9    2-3       NONE
   11.5-12.0    07/12 AM    0.2/ 0.8    1-2       NONE
   10.4-10.9    07/12 PM    0.1/ 0.6     1        NONE
   11.3-11.8    08/01 AM    0.0/ 0.5     1        NONE

PROVINCETOWN HARBOR

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
   11.4-11.9    05/11 AM    0.5/ 1.0    4-5       NONE
   12.4-12.9    05/11 PM    0.7/ 1.1    4-5      MINOR
   11.0-11.5    06/12 PM    0.0/ 0.5     1        NONE
   12.1-12.6    07/12 AM    0.1/ 0.6     2        NONE
   11.1-11.6    07/12 PM    0.1/ 0.6     2        NONE
   11.9-12.4    08/01 AM   -0.2/ 0.3     2        NONE

CHATHAM - EAST COAST

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    7.2- 7.7    05/11 AM    0.7/ 1.1     6        NONE
    8.6- 9.1    06/12 AM    1.4/ 1.9   10-12     MINOR
    6.5- 7.0    06/12 PM    0.0/ 0.5    6-7       NONE
    7.6- 8.1    07/01 AM    0.1/ 0.6    4-5       NONE
    6.7- 7.2    07/01 PM    0.1/ 0.6     4        NONE
    7.6- 8.1    08/01 AM   -0.2/ 0.3    3-4       NONE

CHATHAM - SOUTH COAST

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    4.4- 4.9    05/11 AM    0.2/ 0.7    2-3       NONE
    5.4- 5.9    06/12 AM    0.5/ 1.0     3        NONE
    4.2- 4.7    06/12 PM   -0.2/ 0.3     1        NONE
    5.2- 5.7    07/12 AM    0.1/ 0.6    2-3       NONE
    4.2- 4.7    07/01 PM   -0.2/ 0.3     2        NONE
    5.2- 5.7    08/01 AM    0.0/ 0.5     2        NONE

BUZZARDS BAY - WOODS HOLE

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    2.5- 3.0    05/08 AM    0.2/ 0.7     3        NONE
    3.2- 3.7    05/08 PM    0.2/ 0.7     3        NONE
    2.5- 3.0    06/08 AM    0.2/ 0.7    1-2       NONE
    3.0- 3.5    06/09 PM   -0.2/ 0.3     1        NONE
    2.2- 2.7    07/09 AM    0.0/ 0.5     1        NONE
    3.2- 3.7    07/10 PM    0.2/ 0.7     1        NONE

WINGS NECK

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    4.5- 5.0    05/08 AM    0.1/ 0.6     3        NONE
    5.4- 5.9    05/09 PM    0.2/ 0.7     3        NONE
    4.7- 5.2    06/09 AM    0.2/ 0.7     1        NONE
    5.4- 5.9    06/10 PM    0.1/ 0.6     1        NONE
    4.5- 5.0    07/10 AM    0.0/ 0.5     1        NONE
    5.6- 6.1    07/11 PM    0.2/ 0.7     1        NONE

NANTUCKET HARBOR

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    4.2- 4.7    05/12 PM    0.8/ 1.3    3-4       NONE
    5.1- 5.6    06/12 AM    1.2/ 1.7     3       MINOR
    3.5- 4.0    06/12 PM    0.0/ 0.5     2        NONE
    4.0- 4.5    07/01 AM    0.1/ 0.6     2        NONE
    3.6- 4.1    07/01 PM    0.1/ 0.6     2        NONE
    3.9- 4.4    08/02 AM   -0.2/ 0.3     2        NONE

NANTUCKET EAST COAST - EROSION IMPACTS

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    4.2- 4.7    05/11 AM    0.6/ 1.1    5-6       NONE
    5.0- 5.5    06/12 AM    1.2/ 1.7   11-12      NONE
    3.9- 4.4    06/12 PM    0.2/ 0.8    5-6       NONE
    4.0- 4.5    07/01 AM    0.1/ 0.6     5        NONE
    3.7- 4.2    07/01 PM    0.1/ 0.6     4        NONE
    3.9- 4.4    08/01 AM   -0.2/ 0.3     4        NONE

NANTUCKET - MADAKET AREA EROSION IMPACTS

     TOTAL
      TIDE      DAY/TIME     SURGE     WAVES      FLOOD
      /FT/                    /FT/      /FT/    CATEGORY
  -----------  ----------  ---------  -------  ----------
    3.1- 3.6    05/11 AM    0.4/ 0.9    3-4       NONE
    3.2- 3.7    06/12 AM    0.4/ 0.9     4        NONE
    2.7- 3.2    06/12 PM    0.0/ 0.5     5        NONE
    2.8- 3.4    07/01 AM    0.0/ 0.5     4        NONE
    2.7- 3.2    07/01 PM    0.1/ 0.6    3-4       NONE
    3.0- 3.5    08/01 AM    0.0/ 0.5     3        NONE

$$

$$

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